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Nov 8, 2013 11:00am PST
, kathleen sebelius is also on the road today. earlier today in atlanta, sebelius acknowledged problems once again with the affordable care act's online marketplace without backing down. >> we have had inexcusable technology problems with we are making progress towards fixing them but the new law is more than a website. >> meanwhile, back in washington, a group of republican senators, there they are, calling for sebelius to be fired. all the way to the gulf coast the president's staff once again assuring reporters quote, nothing has changed. nothing has changed in the president's full confidence and secretary sebelius' ability. the comments come on the heels of that exclusive interview that president obama gave chuck todd late thursday. he took blame for the website's failures and also apologized to americans whose insurance has been canceled. >> still the right person to do it? >> ultimately the buck stops with me. i'm the president. this is my team. if it's not working, it's my job to get it fixed. i am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assur
Nov 19, 2013 11:00am PST
. the problems with the health care rollout will be among the hot topics, kathleen sebelius is making several stops in florida and nationwide tour to promote the website and the law. in washington today, republican led house committee held two more hearings on problems with the website. >> this hearing is just another attempt to undermine the president's signature law and follow their playbook. >> all of this comes as a new "washington post"/abc news poll shows president obama's approval rating at 42%. the poll also found the record 57% oppose the health care law while 40% are in favor. let me bring in "washington post" reporter juliette, thank you for your time. let's talk about this. the first read points out that the next two months, critical for the president to get this website up and running properly and this may protect not only his legacy, we might see his approval numbers go up as well as his impact on the mid-term elections. how do you see it? >> everyone sees that how that goes will have a huge impact on how people view the laws. it's obvious we see this tied to the botched rollout
Nov 13, 2013 11:00am PST
and reported on. we'll hear the facts. we do know kathleen see breel yus, secretary sebelius has already said they are going to be low. what does that do to the discussion in moving forward with this deadline looming of november 30th and today the testimony being that the vast majority of people will be able to get on the website but we cannot guarantee 100%. >> i think everybody agrees the website situation is absolutely unacceptable. even if it was running perfectly, we would expect the enrollment numbers at this point in time in the affordable care act through the exchange to be very low. we know that based on the experience they had in massachusetts where at the state level they implemented a very similar plan. it shouldn't surprise anybody even if the website were up and running perfectly, most people take a little bit of time to shop around and don't need their final selection until the deadline gets near. so yes, we've got to get this website up and running because right now people aren't able to figure out what their alternatives could be. but even if it were running perfectly, you wo
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